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Oct 14, 2012 2:30pm EDT
his feet just about 45 miles away from roswell, new mexico where this mission began for him early this morning. incredible feat here. still unclear whether he was able to break that record and become the first human to break that sound barrier. we do know that he has already set a record being the first human to go the highest one has ever gone in a manned balloon. that we know, and there is his picture of his mom right there. earlier she was in tears during his ascent into space, and now much relief for mom ava there, the first time she's actually left europe and there in roswell, new mexico to eyewitness this flight in history. this was not a nasa project, this was a commercial project, but many people who were part of this mission form he wierly wor with nasa. pretty incredible stuff we've been watching this afternoon. we want to bring you up to date on two very important stories we continue to follow. this, the felix baumgartner place in history, and we also want to report to you this very sad news, the death of one of the most prominent politicians to serve in the u.s. senate
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Oct 26, 2012 11:00am EDT
republican who served two terms as governor of new mexico. he joins me live. thank you so much, governor, for taking the time to speak with us today. i want to lay out a bit of your platform first before we go any further. you're a fiscal conservative. you want to balance the budget by next year cutting military spending by 1/3, getting rid of the irs and on the platform legalizing marijuana. they're fascinating platforms. a lot of people would be interested in them. my big question for you, sir, is do you think that you could beat governor romney or president obama and become president of the united states? >> well, i wouldn't be doing this if i didn't think there was the opportunity to win. most importantly, look, i think there needs to be a truth candidate in all of this. i would just like to correct you on wanting to cut the military by 1/3. i think we need to cut military spending by 43%. i think we need to cut all government by 43% or we'll find ourselves in a monetary collapse, the result of borrowing and printing money to the tune of 43 cents out of every dollar that we're spendi
CNN
Oct 9, 2012 2:00pm EDT
cnn's brian todd who is in roswell, new mexico. and, brian, just sitting around the newsroom, we were all sort of crest fallen, anticipating this hopefully history being made. set the scene for me there on the ground. disappointment. >> reporter: it sure is, brooke. we're all about as deflated that is balloon is right now. we can show you that balloon, our photo journalist mike love will try to zoom into it. the balloon is deflated on the ground over there. that was essentially the reason that this mission had to be aborted today. once they got the thing almost inflated, it looked like it was fully inflated, the winds started really whipping it around. i would say fairly severely. surface winds that came upon, i guess, fairly surprisingly, at that point they decided that it just was not optimum condition to launch this. they brought felix baumgartner out of the capsule on to a crane where he was lowered. he's in this air stream container, we believe next to the capsule. and so the mission is aborted for today. tomorrow, weather conditions not as certain, so this could be delayed
CNN
Oct 14, 2012 2:00pm PDT
and big tanks delivered to the launch pad. >> moving across new mexico. >> they'll depressurize it part way, at which point baumgarner's pressure suit should automatically begin to inflate. >> give me a short count. okay, keep your head down. release the helmet tie down strap. start the cameras. and a guardian angel will take care of you. [ indiscernible ] >> speed 729 and decelerating.
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Oct 14, 2012 1:00am PDT
. i've been an entrepreneur my entire life. two-term governor of new mexico, i think successfully at that. and the differences between myself and other candidates, look, let's not bomb iran, let's get out of afghanistan now. bring the troops home. i think that marriage equality is a constitutionally guaranteed right. let's end the drug wars, legalize marijuana now. i would have never signed the national defense authorization act. i would repeal the patriot act. i think that we need to balance the federal budget now, or we're going to find ourselves in a monetary collapse. and let's abolish the irs and eliminate income tax and corporate tax. we'll reboot the american economy tens of millions of jobs get created in a zero corporate tax rates environment. jill, starting with you, if you can stick to a minute, how would you fix the struggling economy? >> well, we think this doesn't need to be guesswork. we have experience creating jobs in the worst economy the country has ever known during the great depression. we created jobs by directly creating them, not by providing tax breaks for th
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Oct 10, 2012 9:00am EDT
the des moines register, he said he would reinstitute the mexico city policy, which would end federal funding for abortions overseas in other countries. right now he's talking about what voters care about, which is jobs, the economy, rising deficits. >> i understand. hang on. hang on. hang on. ron, we're not going to do talking points here. i'm asking you a very simple question. >> i'm not doing talking points. >> i didn't ask you about the economy. we can get to that. what did he mean in his statement that seems to be contradictory statements? >> i just told you what he meant. he said that his agenda is not going to be focused on abortion. it's going to be -- he did not say it was going to be focused on other issues, but obviously it's going to be. that's why he talked about the economy, what voters care about in these 27 days. >> romney was criticized for changing views on key issues and former president clinton had something to say about it. take a listen. >> i had a different reaction to that first debate than a lot of people did. i thought, wow! here is old moderate mitt. where h
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Oct 8, 2012 2:00pm EDT
-doos, right along the u.s. mexico border. this was just two years ago, 2010. i want to bring in a crime reporter for the monitor newspaper in mccounsel, texas. he joins me by phone here. and how exactly did they catch this guy? >> well, they caught him on saturday, took an all day effort. they had received -- the mexican navy received information around 5:00 a.m. he was in the city of nob nobeulo and theyl lthey also ca him. they were able to arrest him and this morning they presented him for the media, basically, you know, we have this gentleman, he -- he answered directly, so he's very high up in the chain. >> let me jump in and ask you too, because to be clear, from what i understand, we had fobs who talked to the sheriff of saturday pa zepeda county who said they don't know if this guy was the one that pulled the trigger, but he may be involved, correct? >> that is correct. i spoke with the sheriff this morning. this guy is very high up in the chain, he was more than likely not at the scene, but he was ultimately responsible for the acts of his underlings. he basically oversaw
CNN
Oct 5, 2012 11:00am PDT
let's be clear has yet to be approved, will transport crude oil from canada to the gulf of mexico creating jobs. but it is obviously daryl hannah does not agree. she and fellow protester here join me live from texas. ladies, welcome, first and foremost. i know the southern portion of the pipeline has gotten the proper approval. daryl, let's start with the beginning here. as we look at this video, tell us what you were doing, why were you trying to stop it? >> first of all we were on eleanor's property. eleanor's been accused of trespassing on her own property. and what we're doing is objecting to a foreign company coming in and trampling american landowners property rights for their own private financial gain. this is an export line. it's not transporting crude. it's transporting tar sands which is a very different substance, very corrosive and toxic. >> transcanada would say the pipeline would be the safest that's ever built. crude is no dirtier than the oil we're getting from venezuela. "it is unfortunate miss hanna and other out of state activists have chosen to break the law,
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Oct 11, 2012 6:00am PDT
will be part of my budget and also i've indicated i'll reverse the mexico city position of the president, reinstate the mexico city policy which keeps us from using foreign aide for abortions overseas. >> our position is unified, consistent and hasn't changed. >> what is your position? >> you'll find -- i'm sure you'll find out as these -- >> were you upset that he said that to the des moines register? >> no, no. no positions have changed. our position is very consistent. >> ana, you heard from both of them. romney has moved to the center, appears to have moved from the center. could it backfire both with his base and perhaps undecideds who don't think he holds sincere beliefs? and even with women, aafter hearing that comment from the des moines register and then saying something that appears to be different. could that change that? >> don, you know i haven't been mitt romney's biggest defender or biggest fan but i don't really see a great inconsistency in what he said and what he has said. he said he won't be pursuing legislation. i'm glad to hear that. frank frankly the diffe
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Oct 25, 2012 8:00am PDT
. that's what is he is banking on, states that used to be swing states like new mexico are not looking like swing states but in the democratic column. colorado and virginia those demographic shifts will be pivotal to see how those swing states end up voting. >> let me ask you this, i know you've written about sort of the hemorrhaging of the white vote for president obama. are there enough as you look across clearly the swing states, are there enough -- and that's not the graphic i want to read for you. that's the answer you gave me. move on to the next question, are there enough say black and hispanic votes across the country in the critical swing states to accommodate for that loss of white votes? will they balance out, will one overtake the other? >> that is the big question of this election. the question is, are we at that tipping point? is it this cycle or some time in the near future? you know, whites still make up the overwhelming segment of registered voters in this country and the population overall. president obama really does -- ron brownstein a contributor has written brilli
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Oct 17, 2012 11:00am EDT
united states and north america, for that matter, from canada, from mexico, or whatever, and the less you need to import the more you can produce here in the united states, presumably the price will go down, but having said that, the price of gases lean is based on the world market. there's a huge demand. it's the marketplace that determine ifs it's $3 a gallon, $4 a gallon or whatever, and there are various laws and taxes around the country. buying a gallon of gasoline, for example, might be much more expensive in new jersey -- there's a lot of variables that go into the price of a gallon of gas, but in general i think the answer should be simple. yes, the department of energy should try to work to reduce the cost of energy for the american people. >> and some pundits thought it was pretty political that the president -- i believe it was back in june -- tapped into the strategic petroleum reserve. i asked christine roman if that -- that's not a full scale way to attack that problem. it's a temporary thing, and it's mostly -- >> it's awe very short-term solution. you have to have
CNN
Oct 9, 2012 8:00am PDT
for us. i want to start with you, brian todd, in roswell, new mexico. we've had a delay this morning because of some weather concerns, but i'm hearing that the balloon is now officially being unloaded, unfolded. i think that might be telling. while you can maybe update me on the process, could you also tell me apart from the thrill of all of this, is there a big legitimate reason that we can all benefit from with this jump? >> reporter: absolutely, there is, ashleigh. going to get into that in a second. let's start with the news right now. they are unfolding, unloading the balloon and unfolding it now. that's a very positive sign that weather conditions are favorable for a launch. it's not a definite go yet, but once they unload it and unfold it, they can't really put it back in the box and store it. they've got to use it. that will take about an hour. it started about 20 minutes ago. then they have to inflate the balloon and that takes another hour. once that inflates, they will start their ascent. that could be, could be, at about 1:00 p.m. eastern time. it will take about 2 1/2 to
CNN
Oct 2, 2012 12:00pm EDT
powerful latino vote will be november 6th. >> reporter: it might sound like mexico, but this is the fight for the white house. welcome to washo county, nevada, the front line in this battleground state. washo county's 250,000 voters are expected to decide whether nevada goes blue or red. and latinos, about 30,000 votes here, could make the critical difference in a race that could come down to a few thousand votes. here's how nevada's 1.4 million votes break down in way washo is a battleground within the battleground. most of the votes here are in clark county, las vegas. it leans left and rural nevada is solidly republican. the state almost evenly split. it leaves washo county and that biggest little city in the world reno feeling like, well, the biggest little city in the world. the democrats here, the ground war is on. bus loads of party faithful, some from other states, already knocking on doors appealing directly to latinos. republicans too seeking favor with latino voters. craig romney. the candidates' spanish speaking son on one of the many trips by the candidate, his family a
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Oct 18, 2012 2:00pm EDT
with mexico where it all went wrong and americans getting killed with guns supplied by the american officials. so, these things can go very wrong. i mean, one of the classic cases was in 1993, the people who were involved in the first attack on the world trade center. and tried very hard to blow it up, the first guy who was organizing was a fbi informer. but the fbi got bored with the case, didn't think anything would happen. the fbi informer left and a man named ramsey usif was found to deal with them. he was not an informer. he was the cousin of khalid shaikh mohammed, the master mind of al qaeda and we know what happened after that. so these guys can be the -- didn't shoot straight but if they come in contact with somebody who does know how to shoot straight they can become very deadly, indeed. >> i'm glad it's a point you pick up and talk about in cases like these. christopher dickey for us there in paris. appreciate it. >>> just in to us here at cnn, a mall in virginia, evacuated after we're told a man dropped a lit bottle of gasoline from the top level of food court here. this
CNN
Oct 5, 2012 6:00am PDT
up to 142,000. >>> an oil sheen about four miles long has appeared in the gulf of mexico near the site of the worst oil spill in u.s. history. the coast guard says the source of the oil was not immediately clear in september of 2010. officials declared a cement plug had permanently sealed the deep water horizon oil spill. and it posed no further threat. >>> president obama in virginia now making campaign stops there and in ohio, right now, getting ready for a rally in fairfax, virginia. later he'll head to cleveland, ohio, where he'll speak to the students at cleveland state university and in doubt talking about those new jobs numbers. and trying to rebound from his flat debate performance on wednesday night. >>> this morning, we learn the jobless rate is at its lowest level since president obama first took office. the new rate 7.8%, that's a bigger than expected drop from 8.1% in august. 114,000 new jobs were added last month, those new jobs numbers out today seem to be pretty good news for president obama. but it is his opponents who greating to t in getting to the microphone fi
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Oct 15, 2012 11:00am PDT
per hour and landed on his feet, in roswell, new mexico. just look at this. he went three times higher than the cruising altitude of an airliner. and stay with me, because at the end of next hour, we'll relive this heart thumping experience through the words o fearless felix himself. >>> from a fearless stunt to fearless politics. want to take a moment to remember arlen specter, the gruff, independent, long time senator from pennsylvania lost his battle against non-hodgkin's lymphoma. >> congress should try to stop the supreme court from further eroding -- >> the senator spent more than 30 years in the u.s. senate, most of the time as a moderate, reach across the aisle kind of republican. when his centrist view lost favor with the gop, specter switched parties. listen as he makes that announcement. >> prospects for weighing a republican primary are bleak. i am not prepared to have my 29-year record in the united states senate decided by the pennsylvania republican primary electorate. >> in 2010, he lost the democratic primary, but did not give up. the former republican who once sat on
CNN
Oct 13, 2012 11:00am PDT
after their raft capsized near cancun, mexico. 11 others are missing. nine men and one woman survived and are now in custody. officials say the yucatan peninsula has become popular for human smugglers because it's not heavily patrolled. >>> on to pakistan now, authorities are doing everything to find those involved in the shooting of a teen activist. a young girl is now fighting for her life in a hospital. shot by the taliban for wanting to go to school. we have the latest on the investigation. >> pakistani authorities say they have made another set of arrests in connection with a shooting of 14-year-old malala. a police chief in a district one hour south of where she was shot saying three people are in custody. he's calling them suspects, but it's not clear how they were linked to this incident. in the meantime, malala still in critical condition in a leading military hospital. doctors say they're still monitoring the swelling in her brain. the good news, they say, is her vitals, her pulse, her blood pressure, remain stable. in the meantime, the top military spokesperson tel
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Oct 2, 2012 11:00am PDT
happened right along the border with mexico. this is near the town of naco, another border agent was wounded. but his injuries are not life threatening. 14 border patrol agents have been killed in the line of duty since 2008, including three this year alone. the fbi is investigating. >>> and still ahead, much more on tomorrow night's debate and this. one pilot calls it embarrassing, seats coming loose on a major airline. but is this part of a larger problem? i'm brooke baldwin. the news is now. >>> a husband, a wife, and their oldest son being deployed to afghanistan. >> how hard is this for your family? >> not real sure. i don't think it has hit them yet. >>> plus, the first woman to moderate a presidential debate joins me live. what carol simpson thinks we can expect tomorrow night. >>> and police officers accused of raining a woman, but they press charges against her. now, the backlash. [ male announcer ] imagine facing the day with less chronic osteoarthritis pain. imagine living your life with less chronic low back pain. imagine you, with less pain cymbalta can help. cymbalta is
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Oct 9, 2012 12:00pm EDT
accused of premeditated murder. >>> and new to mexico where a group of armed men just stole the body of a slain drug gang leader. the mexican military confirmed a little earlier today that they killed lazcano. his body had been moved to a funeral home in northern mexico and that's when the armed men moved in and took the body according to the state attorney general. >>> the nobel prize in fizzic this is year goes to american and french scientists. david wineland and they were honored for their work in light and matter. they'll share the $1.2 million prize and that money has been decreased would i 20% because of the economic downturn. >>> and now to northwest pakistan where a 14-year-old girl who won a peace prize for her actity vichl has been shot by the pakistani taliban. they say they targeted this young girl specifically because they has been outspoken about allowing girls to be educated. her father says she's in stable condition, though she has a bullet lodged in her neck. but the taliban warns if she survives this time, she won't next time. reza is on the phone. for this 14 why
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Oct 7, 2012 4:00pm PDT
balloon more than 18 miles above the earth. wow. brian todd following a story from roswell, new mexico, where we usually hear about ufos. so the only ufo i guess you have seen is this guy practicing maybe. how does he plan to do this? >> reporter: well, don, they have done the scientific work to this down to the "t." this is mission control behind me sponsored by red bull, as you can see. this red bull team they have put together has spent five years preparing for this. they have hired some of the best minds in aeronautical science to put this all together. so they do have everything planned out. what we're going to show you here are photo journalist mike love is going to pan over here. this is the field where they will launch a balloon with a cap actual that will take felix baumgartner. the balloon will take him to the edge of space. it's about 122,000 feet above the earth. at that point he's going to step out of that capsule and free fall for 117,000 feet wearing nothing but a high-pressure suit, a helmet, and a parachute. that's going to break the record for the longest free fall fr
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Oct 9, 2012 6:00am PDT
new mexico. if everything goes to plan, baumgartner will begin the first person to break the sound bear aier witho a -- barrier without the aid of a vehicle. back in april i got a chance to ask him about that special suit he will wear for this moment. >> if you want to go up to an altitude of 120,000 feet you need to have a pressurized suit. reason why, if you cross the line, about 60,000 feet high, water in your blood starts boiling and the pressure suit keeps the pressure with you and it's not going to happen to you. but also at the same time it's very limiting. you have a lack of movement. it's hard to exit the capsule in the suit. that will require a lot of practicing. that's what i did in the past. >> we hope it worked. joining us live from roswell, new mexico, with an update on the launch and final preparations. >>> jetblue and 7-eleven are involved in a new publications battle and using the election to win the war for you. a hybrid? most are just no fun to drive. now, here's one that will make you feel alive. meet the five-passenger ford c-max hybrid. c-max says ha. c-max sa
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Oct 28, 2012 2:00pm PDT
canada and even mexico. >> from canada, from mexico, from texas. we mobilize together as an industry in order to bring electric confidence back to our customers. this partnership has existed since 1955 and we're dedicated to the safety of our customers and restoring power to them. >> and this is a major undertaking because of what we just saw this past summer, the people in the mid-atlantic area were without power for a very long time because of a storm and it was just last year with hurricane irene that brought a lot of power outages for a very lengthy time to the state of connecticut. >> that's right, i would contrast this storm from the deratio we experienced this summer, where it same upon us all at once, we didn't have the time to stage our crews. this time we have several days warning, we're staging our crews, but again, this is going to be a very, very severe storm. mr. owens, meteorologist chad myers has a question for you. >> this is going to be one of those big storms, it's going to be windy for a long time and people are going to lose power at the beginning and are going to b
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Oct 14, 2012 1:00pm PDT
gathered out there in roswell, new mexico very shortly, if he's not doing it already. so he's well enough to talk and we have been trying to correspond with some of the red bull people to ask what his condition is, from all visual signs right now, he's doing very well. you saw him land and raise his fist to the air, the piece of video that we're seeing, the hop into history and the incredible rate of speed was just compelling. he landed about an hour and 45 minutes ago. he did break the speed of sound, that mark, 690 miles an hour, how fast he actually went, red bull is saying he went about 704 miles an hour. but we did see on the monitors during his job that he hit got 729 miles an hour. so we'll get an official reading of exactly how fast he went. but a real thrill as he jumped from higher than anyone has ever jumped, 128,000 feet. that's about 8,000 feet higher than they expected him to jump. >> and why was balm baumgartner committed to this jump. >> he is a daredevil, he base jumped off the towers, and base jumped off the chrysler statue in reno. but nothing ever to this magnitude. wh
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Oct 10, 2012 9:00am PDT
position in the gulf of mexico. we are optimistic, but everything before a drill bit is really just optimism. we have to drill this. >> next summer,hell says, it's all systems go. all its clean-up vessels ready for arctic deployment. today an expensive dress rehearsal for what shell insists is a major productio ahead. >>> miguel marquez joining us now. miguel, you know, shell seems to be forging straight ahead. is think any pushback from the environmentalists, or even alaska residents? >> huge pushback from environmentalists. they fear that the arctic is so fragile that if there is a deep water horizon-like disaster in that area, it will just set -- it will destroy the entire ecosystem there. natives are concerned for two reasons. one, certainly an environmental problem, but also because they fear if more companies, more countries come into the arctic, it will change their way of life. both sides very concerned about this. shell is forging ahead, and next year they will ramp up their exploration and in 10, 15 years they expect to be pumping billions of barrels of oil out of here. >>
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Oct 8, 2012 1:00am PDT
. brian todd is following his story from roswell, new mexico. >> reporter: after five years of planning and a one-day delay for weather, it is finally about to happen. the jump of felix baumgartner. this is mission control behind me. the red bull stratos center here. mike love is going to show you the field where the mission will be launched. a giant balloon, 55 stories high, with a capsule attached is going to take felix baumgartner from the edge of space to this field. it will take them about three hours to get up to the edge of space. at that point, felix baumgartner steps out of that capsule and attempts to set a new record. one for the longest freefall. he'll open his parachute about 5,000 feet above the earth. he hopes to break a speed record for someone traveling outside of a spacecraft. no one's broken the speed of sound, 690-plus miles per hour, outside of a space vehicle. he's going to be, hopefully, the first person to do that. he's going to be wearing a highressure suit, a helmet and parachute. he's base jumped from the christ the redemer statue in rio. what he planning to d
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Oct 7, 2012 1:00pm PDT
they come straight from mexico to take lower-paying jobs and to endure some of the exploitations the dominicans endured years ago. rodrigo finds new york immigrant friendly and rich with opportunity. he began work inning new york's kitchens at age 6, then sold tacos off a cart. a taco truck, a taco stanld and tacos to go and now he's the owner of four mexican restaurants. >> you have to work very hard, and we never expect to be that successful as we are doing right now. >> soledad o'brien, cnn. >>> 50,000 latinos in the u.s. turn 18 every month. a tremendous poll of possible vote thaers that both parties k can help them win the next election. one problem? latinos in this country are increasingly unsatisfied with what they hear from both sides. cnn follows the fight to win back this essential voting bloc. watch the documentary special tonight at 8:00 p.m. eastern time. >>> president obama and mitt romney are on the stump, but it's their number two men who will take center stage this week. k all batteries are the same... consider this: when the unexpected happens, there's one brand of
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Oct 2, 2012 9:00am EDT
easiest way to get in this country as we saw on 9/11 is either from canada and mexico. and this should be one more reminder to us that we cannot stop our efforts. >> the irony here is there's a station named after the border patrol agent who was killed, you know, in the midst of that fast and furious unfortunate program that the government was running for a while. you would think there would be extra patrols there or added safety measures, and maybe there are and i don't know about them. >> well, i think the problem is for so many automatic weapons down there, there are even grenades coming across the border. and so our broader patrol is outgunned. and you know, short of moving into armor, you can't entirely protect them. what we have to look at that border is like any disputed border, it has to be well-protected sort of like between israel and lebanon where it's impossible to get across it without the border patrol knowing and being alerted, especially with people carrying weapons. >> former cia operative, thanks so much for joining us this morning. >>> now the march to the presidenti
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Oct 26, 2012 6:00am PDT
by gloria nunez, who moved here from mexico city when she was 21. how many recipes are in your ? >> i don't know. i can't count >> reporter: now known as grandma. what do you hope to see in the next few years? >> one of the most important things is the economy to go up  little. >> reporter: now the restaurant is run out of a strip mall. soon, new building, liquor license and as many as 15 new employees. this family is still agonizing over with which candidate is best for the future. what makes this areao competitive? >> as you canonsider the number of how the hispanic population has grown not only here but across the country, we have an important voice. >> reporter: latinos, business owners and residents ready to deliver crucial nine electoral vote votes. they could decide who takes the white house. now colorado's interesting. there are more unaffiliated or independent voters eier republic republicans or democrats. the president coming back to colorado springs, conservative territory, tbe here tuesday. i've been here several times now. it's going to come down to which campaign
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Oct 6, 2012 7:00pm EDT
. >> mexicans are now willing had when they come straight from mexico to take lower paying jobs and to endure some of the exploitation the dominican endured years ago. >> reporter: rodrigo says he finds new york immigrant friendly and rich with opportunity. he began working in new york's kitchens at age 6, then sold tacos off a cart, a taco truck, a taco stand, tacos to go. and now he's the owner of four mexican restaurants. >> you have to work very hard, and we i would never expect to be that successful as we are doing right now. >> reporter: soledad o'brien, cnn. >> soledad's documentary airs tomorrow night 8:00 p.m. eastern right here on cnn. >>> a dog stuck in a car grill for more than ten miles. that story is next. where are we going? just a second. just, just one second. ♪ get outta the car. ♪ are you ok? the... get in the car. [ male announcer ] the epa estimated 42 mpg highway chevy cruze eco. for wherever life takes you. and now qualified buyers can get 0% apr financing for 48 months on a 2012 cruze. ♪ is the same frequent heartburn treatment as prilosec otc. now with a
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Oct 30, 2012 11:00am PDT
predict these things because, first of all, you have the caribbean, the gulf of mexico heating up, possibly due to global warming and that's the basic energy that drives all these hurricanes. but then you have the energy difference between that and the gulf -- the jet stream coming in from the arctic, colliding with it. >> what did you find most interesting about it, most surprising. >> our computer simulations are not good at modeling the collision of two air masses. with he had three a we had three colliding at the same time so we were powerless to give an accurate computer simulation of the collision of the three air masses. >> we were talking about some of the things that have gone wrong in new york, the crane which is dangling, the nyu medical center, the backup generator not working, you were pointing out it is little things, little mistakes that are made that can have a big impact. >> mother nature is showing us who is really boss. because they could have secured that, but they didn't. and at nyu hospital, they should have checked the backup. little things catch you when mo
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Oct 4, 2012 9:00am EDT
. facebook says it's most popular in brazil, india, indonesia, mexico and, of course, the united states. facebook users have never been the company's problem. of course, its issue was money and getting all those friends to cough up some cash. now it might have found a way. the site will let you promote your post for a small fee. alison kosik is in new york. will this work? >> that's really the real money question right there, carol. it could be a new source of revenue, maybe. something certainly facebook needs. this is just a test. you pay $7 to promote pictures or announcements that you think are important, meaning it pushes that post right to the top of your friends' news feeds, hits them over the head with it and gets them to look at it first. it's already been an option, by the way, for businesses. the difference is now it's testing it out to some individual users. facebook obviously looking for ways to drive up its revenue. facebook shares have had real trouble since the company went public, down more than 40% since that may ipo. facebook needs to reassure its investors it has plan
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his stimulus would have created by now? they're in china, mexico, canada. in countries that have made themselves more attractive for aupt parenures and business and investment. even as president obama's policies are made them less attractive here. his campaign tries to deflect and detract to minimize the failures and to make this election about small shiny objects. this election matters more than that. it matters to your family and to the senior that needs to get an appointment with the specialist but is told by the receptionist that the doctor isn't taking any more medicare patients. it's been slashed by obama care. it matters to the man in wisconsin i speck to a few days ago in what were supposed to be his best work years, he had a job with $25 an hour with benefits and now has one at $8 an hour without benefits. it matters to the college student graduating this spring with $10,000 to $20,000 in student debt. who now learns that she'll also be paying for $50,000 in government debt. a burden that will put the american dream beyond the reach of so many. it matters for the child that i
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